Australia

October, 2017

Charge of the Light Horsemen at the Battle of Beersheba remembered on Australian proof silver coin

By | 2017-10-18T13:22:15+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Charge of the Light Horsemen at the Battle of Beersheba remembered on Australian proof silver coin The commemorations of the First World War have continued through this year and will do so through 2018 as well and there have been numerous coin issues emanating from the worlds major mints. The Antipodean mints in particular have been remembering the efforts of the ANZAC forces, particularly related to the [...]

Seasons Change into summer for the iconic kangaroo on the third of the silver coin series

By | 2017-10-05T23:21:33+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Seasons Change into summer for the iconic kangaroo on the third of the silver coin series A regular appearance on the numismatic calendar for over two decades, the Royal Australian Mint’s (RAM) Kangaroo Series is a popular premium silver coin series. While fellow Australian coin producer the Perth Mint uses the kangaroo extensively in its varied bullion programmes, the RAM keeps this iconic Antipodean creature for better [...]

September, 2017

Perth Mint releases the proof versions of their legendary Lunar Series of gold and silver coins

By | 2017-09-05T01:22:02+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint releases the proof versions of their legendary Lunar Series of gold and silver coins After the reveal of the new 2018 bullion designs from the Perth Mint a couple of days ago it was only a matter of time before the inevitable avalanche of specials started to appear. First out of the starting gate after just 3 days are the proof versions of the star of [...]

August, 2017

The Perth Mint debuts its latest 2018 bullion coin ranges from Lunar to Kookaburra

By | 2017-08-31T21:10:58+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint debuts its latest 2018 bullion coin ranges from Lunar to Kookaburra As is traditionally the case, early September sees the launch of the Perth Mints major bullion coin ranges for the following year and for the new 2018 designs that time is now. Everyone will have their own views on the new coins, but we think they're a good quality mix again this [...]

Royal Australian Mint wraps up the night sky with a Northern Hemisphere domed gold coin

By | 2017-08-07T18:56:45+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Gold, Nature, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint wraps up the night sky with a Northern Hemisphere domed gold coin The excellent and well recieved Southern Sky and subsequent Northern Sky series of domed coins from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) wrapped up last year and while we've obviously run out of sky to cover, the mint hasn't run out of coin ideas for this theme. Released in February was a one-ounce [...]

June, 2017

The Perth Mint wraps up its Stock Horse coin programme with a gilded composite of the five issues

By | 2017-06-24T10:47:51+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint wraps up its Stock Horse coin programme with a gilded composite of the five issues One of the most popular small mintage bullion coins of recent years, the Perth Mint's Stock Horse series debuted five years ago to great frenzy. The coin was commissioned for sale by German mega-dealer EMK, although because of currency requirements, 10% of the mintage had to be sold in Australia. [...]

April, 2017

The Perth Mint have released the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin for 2017 in gold and half ounce silver

By | 2017-04-19T09:30:24+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint have released the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin for 2017 in gold and half ounce silver The Perth mint continues with its recent run of new bullion products with a re-release of the old 2014 Saltwater Crocodile silver coin. Popular on its debut, the coin was launched in a one-ounce 0.999 silver format with a one million coin mintage. Fast forward to today and [...]

The huge ten kilo variant of the Perth Mint’s Rooster silver lunar is now on sale

By | 2017-04-05T18:40:42+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

The huge ten kilo variant of the Perth Mint's Rooster silver lunar is now on sale Despite launching over six months ago, a new addition to the Perth Mint's well regarded Lunar Series II bullion range is now available for sale. Clocking in at a simply gigantic ten kilos, it's the largest annual silver bullion coin in the world. Mintage is limited to a maximum of just [...]

Perth Mint surprises with a new one-ounce silver bullion coin series, the Silver Swan

By | 2017-04-04T22:04:16+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint surprises with a new one-ounce silver bullion coin series, the Silver Swan Despite the introduction of the one-ounce Red Kangaroo bullion coin with its ten million plus sales and recurring design, the Perth Mint remains primarily known for its semi-numismatic silver bullion coin range. In production for many years, the multiple ranges all feature fauna of one sort or another, either the mundane in its [...]

March, 2017

Iconic Australian writer Henry Lawson is celebrated on the Perth Mint’s new five ounce coin

By | 2017-03-30T01:22:45+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Australia, People, Silver, Perth Mint|

Iconic Australian writer Henry Lawson is celebrated on the Perth Mint's new five ounce coin Time for the Perth Mint to release its monthly batch of new coins, a little earlier than normal, and in amongst the usual special versions of the mints popular bullion coins is a rare five-ounce silver coin. This fine silver coin is issued to commemorate 150 years since the birth of iconic Australian writer [...]